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Full title: American Government: Institutions and Policies, Enhanced, 16th Edition
Edition: 16th
Copyright year: 2021
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Author: James Q. Wilson; John J. DiIulio, Jr.; Meena Bose
ISBN: 9780357136300, 9780357136423
Format: PDF

Description of American Government: Institutions and Policies, Enhanced, 16th Edition:
Wilson/Dilulio/Bose/Levendusky’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES, ENHANCED, 16th Edition, combines excellent scholarship with practical examples and insight to give you a clear understanding of the U.S. government. The authors highlight current issues in American politics, focusing on the importance of governmental institutions, the historical development of procedures and policies as well as on who governs in the U.S. and to what ends. Up-to-date coverage includes changes during the Trump administration and results of the 2018 midterm elections. Links to contemporary debates on policy dynamics give you the opportunity to identify important issues in American politics, apply what you learn and maximize your comprehension.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of American Government: Institutions and Policies, Enhanced, 16th Edition PDF ebook:
Brief ContentsContentsLetter to InstructorsLetter to StudentsResourcesAcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsPart 1: The American SystemChapter 1: The Study of American Government1-1 Politics and Democracy1-2 Political Power in America: Five Views1-3 Who Governs? To What Ends?1-4 The Politics of Different Policy IssuesLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 2: The Constitution2-1 The Problem of Liberty2-2 The Constitutional Convention2-3 Ratification Debates2-4 Democracy and the Constitution: Post-Ratification DebatesLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 3: Federalism3-1 Why Federalism Matters3-2 Governmental Structure3-3 Federal Money, State Programs3-4 A Devolution Revolution?Learning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 4: American Political Culture4-1 Political Culture4-2 How We Compare: Comparing America with Other Nations4-3 Sources of Political Culture4-4 The Culture WarLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 5: Civil Liberties5-1 The Courts and Conflicts over Civil Liberties5-2 The First Amendment and Freedom of Expression5-3 The First Amendment and Freedom of Religion5-4 Crime and Due Process5-5 Civil Liberties and American DemocracyLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 6: Civil Rights6-1 Race and Civil Rights6-2 Women and Equal Rights6-3 Affirmative Action6-4 Gay Rights6-5 Looking Back-and AheadLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MorePart 2: Opinions, Interests, and OrganizationsChapter 7: Public Opinion7-1 What Is Public Opinion?7-2 What Drives Opinion?7-3 Political Information and Public Opinion7-4 Public Opinion and Public PolicyLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 8: Political Participation8-1 A Close Look at Nonvoting8-2 The Rise of the American Electorate8-3 Who Participates in Politics?Learning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 9: Political Parties9-1 What Is a Party?9-2 The Rise and Decline of the Political Party9-3 The Functions of Political Parties9-4 Parties as Organizations9-5 Parties in the Electorate: Partisanship9-6 The Two-Party SystemLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 10: Elections and Campaigns10-1 Presidential Elections: Winning the Nomination10-2 How Does the Campaign Matter?10-3 How Do Voters Learn about the Candidates?10-4 Building a Winning Coalition10-5 Congressional Elections10-6 Campaign Finance: Regulating the Flow of Political Money10-7 Effects of Elections on PolicyLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 11: Interest Groups11-1 The Rise of Interest Groups11-2 Kinds of Organizations11-3 Interest Groups and Social Movements11-4 The Activities of Interest Groups11-5 Regulating Interest GroupsLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 12: The Media12-1 The Media and Politics12-2 Where Do Americans Get Their News? Does This Matter?12-3 Media Effects12-4 Are the Media Trustworthy and Unbiased?12-5 Government Regulation of the MediaLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MorePart 3: Institutions of GovernmentChapter 13: Congress13-1 Congress versus Parliament13-2 The Evolution of Congress13-3 Who Is in Congress?13-4 The Organization of Congress: Parties and Interests13-5 How a Bill Becomes a Law13-6 Reforming CongressLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 14: The Presidency14-1 Presidents and Prime Ministers14-2 The Powers of the President14-3 How Modern Presidents Influence Policymaking14-4 Presidential Character, Organization, and Policymaking14-5 Presidential TransitionLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 15: The Bureaucracy15-1 Distinctiveness of the American Bureaucracy15-2 Evolution of the Federal Bureaucracy15-3 The Federal Bureaucracy Today15-4 Checks, Problems, and Possibilities for ReformLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 16: The Judiciary16-1 Judicial Review16-2 Development of the Federal Courts16-3 The Structure, Jurisdiction, and Operation of the Federal Courts16-4 The Supreme Court in ActionLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MorePart 4: Public Policy and American DemocracyChapter 17: Domestic Policy17-1 Social Welfare Policy17-2 Business Regulation Policy17-3 Environmental Policy17-4 Beyond Domestic PolicyLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 18: Economic Policy18-1 The Economy and Elections18-2 Economic Theories and Political Needs18-3 The Machinery of Economic Policymaking18-4 The Budget, Spending, and TaxesLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 19: Foreign and Military Policy19-1 Kinds of Foreign Policy19-2 The Constitutional and Legal Contexts19-3 Making Foreign Policy19-4 The Politics of Foreign Affairs: Military Action, Defense Policy, and the FutureLearning ObjectivesTo Learn MoreChapter 20: American Democracy, Then and Now20-1 The Old versus the New System20-2 Government Growth: Influences and Consequences20-3 American Democracy-Then, Now, and NextLearning ObjectivesAppendixesThe Constitution of the United StatesA Brief Guide to Reading the Federalist PapersThe Federalist No. 10The Federalist No. 51Presidents and Congresses, 1789-2017GlossaryNotesIndex